Health & Safety

Free Health & Safety Trainings

The Workforce Development Institute receives a Consultation Education and Training grant from LARA/MIOSHA to offer free health and safety training to small and medium companies. The goal of the training sessions is to reduce total recordable case rates for businesses. The training topics are recognized and defined by OSHA/MIOSHA.

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Health & Safety Training Opportunities Available

  • Aerial Lifts
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • Asbestos Safety
  • Blood-borne Pathogens
  • Chipper Safety
  • Confined Spaces
  • Diversity Training
  • Electric Safety
  • Emergency Action Plan
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Energy Control
  • Ergonomics - Back Safety
  • Ergonomics & Wellness
  • Ethical Decision Making
  • Eye Safety
  • Fall Protection
  • Fire & Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Forklift
  • Hand Hygiene
  • Hazard Communication: Global Health Systems
  • Health & Safety Committees
  • Health & Safety: Why it Matters
  • Heat Stress
  • Impact Label
  • Ladder Safety
  • Landscape Forms
  • Latex Allergy
  • Lead
  • Leaders' Role in Eliminating Injury
  • Lock Out - Tag Out
  • MIOSHA Silica
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Occupational Noise
  • Orientation Training
  • Overhead & Gantry Cranes
  • Paragon
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Powered Industrial
  • Precision Speed Equipment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Slips, Trips & Falls
  • Stress Management
  • Tree Trimming
  • Tuberculosis
  • Welding & Cutting
  • Workplace Violence Awareness Prevention

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Our mission is to combat economic and environmental injustice by connecting the unemployed or underemployed with the training and resources necessary to find gainful employment and transition Michigan to a cleaner, greener economy.

The Michigan Workforce Development Institute is affiliated with the Michigan State AFL-CIO.

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